Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host its annual Honors Week plenary lecture on Thursday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Kiva.  This year's speaker is Dr. W. E. Moerner, Nobel Laureate, from Stanford University.  Dr. Moerner's talk is titled, "What Can You Learn from Watching Single Molecules?  From Super-Resolution Imaging to...

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2017. These numbers are stark and sobering, and worse yet, we still do not know exactly why cancer develops in its victims or how to stop it. An online publication in Nature Nanotechnology this week by...

Prospective students and their families attend Explore Kent Chemistry Day We invite high school students and their parents and siblings to visit the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for Explore Kent Chemistry Day on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Our program will begin in the Student Center Ballroom at 10:00am.  Chemistry and Biochemistry professors will describe our curriculum, job prospects with our degrees,...

Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University, was awarded the Medal of Marie Sklodowska-Curie by the Polish Chemical Society for his scientific achievements. Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, was recently awarded the Medal of Marie Sklodowska-Curie by the Polish Chemical Society for his scientific achievements.  The prestigious medal is awarded to outstanding chemists working permanently...

Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University, was awarded the Medal of Marie Sklodowska-Curie by the Polish Chemical Society for his scientific achievements. Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, was recently awarded the Medal of Marie Sklodowska-Curie by the Polish Chemical Society for his scientific achievements.  The prestigious medal is awarded to outstanding chemists working permanently...

Students work in an academic laboratory. Are you a problem-solver who would enjoy working in a fast-paced academic laboratory facility?  Consider joining our team!  The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is currently looking for an Academic Laboratory Manager. The position affords the opportunity to manage the daily operations of our academic facility, consisting of...

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Students and faculty at a previous SAACS poster session. The Kent State University Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society will be hosting their 4th annual SAACS Honors Week Poster Session on Monday, April 4th, 2016.  This will start at 5:30pm in the quiet study room on the first floor of the Main Library. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to present their chemistry...

Explore Kent Chemistry attendees in a large lecture hall We invite high school students and their parents and siblings to visit the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry for Explore Kent Chemistry Day on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Our program will begin in the Williams Hall lobby at 10:00am.  Chemistry & Biochemistry professors will describe our curriculum, job prospects with our degrees,...

Explore Kent Chemistry attendees in a large lecture hall The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Integrated Sciences Building will be Oct. 2 from 2-5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Following the groundbreaking, Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences will host a showcase of science and technology demonstrations, along with refreshments, music and fun, on the Student...

Confetti canons blow into the sky marking the close of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Integrated Sciences Building. The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Integrated Sciences Building was held Oct. 2 from 2-5 p.m. The event was free and open to the public. Following the groundbreaking, Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences hosted a showcase of science and technology demonstrations, along with refreshments, music and fun, on the Student...